Ann is also Clinical Director of the South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network. She has been involved in maternity and children’s health services for most of her career. Until July 2013 Ann was Clinical Director of Women’s and Children’s Health at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT).
Ann’s professional background is in nursing and midwifery. She has worked in both acute and community services and spent three years working in Australia. In 2007/2008 Ann was the clinical lead for the Darzi review of maternity and newborn services in the South West. Ann’s priority is patient safety across all health organisations and she is committed to improving outcomes and experiences and reducing variation in service provision across the South West.